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at the berth. >> this area is being sold as nobe. north oakland, berkeley, and emeryville. tomas roman is live in the neighborhood with more. >> some realtors started to use the name nobe to describe this north oakland neighborhood known usually as the golden gate district. and some resident wes spoke to say this name change is just a ploy to raise home plieses and displace low income families. >> scott and laurel moved from san francisco into this area which some real tore refer to as nobe. >> it's reasonable shopping around. lots of kids in the neighborhood. lots of people walking their doings. this is nice. >> rosa says she loves north oakland and has lived in this home for 30 years. >> this is a long-standing north oakland community that is being swallowed up by real estate agents. reporter: she does not like the idea that real estate agents and brokers are selling her neighborhood as nobe, standing for north oakland, berkeley, emeryville. she says it's plan to sanitize an area of oakland to boost home prices and gentrify the area. >> feels like we're a pawn in this game of real estate pri
donations and home owners will not be able to deduct their interest, and this area, nobe. north oakland, berkeley and emeryville. >> one business owner says the name nobe may be young and new and fresh but the old name is fine. residents would like this area to remain the golden gate district of north oakland. >> amelia has lived in the north oakland house for 30 years. >> this is a long-standing north oakland community being swallowed up by real estate agents. reporter: she does not like the idea that real estate agents and brokers are selling her neighborhood as nobe. north oakland, berkeley, and emeryville, she says it's a plan to sanitize the year and boast prices. >> we're being a pawn right now in this game of real estate prices and people wanting to think of oakland as only the bad news they see at shootings. >> five shootings in oakland on saturday that left one person dead does nothing for oakland's identity as a destination. real estate brokers say the name change just reflects the revitalization of this area of the city. new restaurants, easy access to transportation, and old
the same as yesterday in antioch, livermore and fairfield to 12° warmer in oakland, napa, two degrees warmer in san francisco, 40s inland through 7:00, mid 50s for the rest of us noon high clouds and sunshine, flirting with 60, all of news the mid 60s the better part of the afternoon through 7:00, drop into the lower to middle 50s by 7:00. tomorrow still mild, not as warm as today, cooling trend tomorrow. chance of rain wednesday morning, temperatures stuck in the mid 50s for highs wednesday and thursday. >>> slow out of antioch now roadwork not in the eastbound direction you can expect it back tomorrow morning. not a bad drive into pittsburg area past that section of hillcrest. out of the central valley not bad at the limit up and over the altamont pass. ramp closed until 5:00. north 280 ramp to southbound 101. >>> more on breaking news, in san leandro crews are trying to deal with a fiery situation on fairmont drive. big rig became entangled in a live power line and caught fire. two were trapped in the big rig, they are out safely. the fire is still burning now crews are waiting for
i need one of those cards right now. it is warm enough for some records. oakland airport was 66. the previous record was 65. it broke its record by 1 degree. downtown oakland by the way was 70 degrees. 71 in santa roughy saw and -- in santa rosa. 66 in san francisco. near 70 degrees in redwood city and head out toward antioch and it was 62 degrees. definitely a mild day, and we had beautiful sunsets. this one was posted to my facebook page from albany hill and it was a gorgeous sunset as you can see there. we will check out live doppler 7hd and show you what it looks like from that perspective. we have our own radar, and it will be tracking rain by the middle of this week. thases when you will need the umbrellas. clear and chilly in the valleys. sunny and mild for your monday. rain tuesday heading into wednesday. here is a look at your morning lows. the coldest locations will be in the wind sheltered valley. 37 in knop paw. napa. 39 in concord. it is chilly down toward san jose, 45 degrees. when you head out the door make sure you grab a coat or jacket. it will be under clear s
to take six months. >>> workers at the port of oakland voted to ratify new four year contract cost of living raise and signing bonus. labor and management have been bargaining since last summer. the contract goes to the board of port commissioners for approval now. >>> there are various demonstrations planned across the country today to call on congress and the white house to come up with agreement to avoid so-called fiscal cliff. nurses in 10 states, including here in the bay area are holding a candlelight vigil tonight, president obama heads to detroit. in washington republicans and democrats remain far from a deal. a slight ray of hope, as mr. obama and speaker boehner met face-to-face. in washington can't strike a deal by the end of the year all -- automatic spending cuts go into effect. >>> the white house has ordered military to plan on slashing 500 billion from its budget over the next 10 years. federal funding for schools will be cut 8.2% some ideas include eliminating tax deduction for charitable contributions. no longer allowing homeowners who write-off mortgage payments.
inch in santa rosa. over an inch in san francisco. just under nine tenths in oakland. other locations received lower amounts of rainfall. concord about a third of an inch. where do we stand in terms of percent of normal rainfall? over 150% in most locations and nearly 200% of average in san francisco. we're not experiencing a rainfall deficit.tk; >> 40 trees toppled because of the recent storms, today about a dozen fell and have caused more damage. we're live tonight with the story. >> that is right. on 14th avenue in the richmond district. i'm using this light to sort of help knee navigate around here. this massive pile that you can see here is only a section of the huge eucalyptus tree that came down this morning. need less to say, crews were busy. trees and roofs combined with heavy winds can cause an old tree to topple in a storm this, one happened to also fall on a car. >> winds blow. as bad as today, we're busy. >> crews cut it down. it's the city's responsibility to trim the trees. >> we don't have the number of trues that we'd like. in fact tree maintenance cycle is far short
're not releasing it. the are no arrests at this point, and police do not have any suspects. oakland now approaching 120 homicides for the year above the homicide tote kwr58 -- total last year of 110. >> we have breaking news out of concord. the food max store is shut down because of some sort of enemy cal -- kim cal -- chemical smell. >> an armed suspect has been shot in sacramento after a four-hour standoff with police at a fast food restaurant. you can see smoke rise after police fired a concussion grenade into a jack-in-the-box. officers then ran one of two hostages to safety. the other hostage wall rescued unharmed. the gunman was rushed to the hospital. the incident began at 12:30 this afternoon when the man tried to rob the restaurant. >> controversy brewing on c berkeley campus. students want to ban the salvation army. we're live at cal with a look at what's behind the ban. reporter: students here at uc berkeley say that they really enjoy the holidays but they say they don't want the salvationy army to be any part of it elm student government passed a resolution banning the charity from bell
in the oakland area are seeing expanded police and security patrols, this after an increase in burglaries and other crimes. tomas roman is live in the east bay. >> we're here in berkeley at the shopping district, and crime isn't a big problem here. but just over the boredder in oakland, robberies, burglaries and homicides are on the rise and oakland police are asking for help from nearby agencies. >> montclair village is a shopping district that is three blocks long, two blocks wide at the foot of the oakland hills. it's seeing an increase in crime. >> we have been seeing a lot more home invasions and burglaries. so, anything that can help control it, i'm for it. reporter: help is on the way in the form of bail arm company. they will patrol the area in an effort to help the oakland police department. the company will respond to calls from its existing customers as well as any other merchant in need. howard says their presence is being felt. >> we see a fair amount of patrols of the shopping district and come up and down the street. we see a lot of the various alarm companies driving up an
hour or so. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> we'll stay in oakland for developing news. violence has taken the lives of three people this morning. two were killed in a shooting on mead near san possible low -- san pablo. no word on what led to the violence or if there are any suspects in either case. >>> el cerrito police revealed two officers shot a man they say was pistol-whipping a woman at a gas station, chevron station on poe row last night. somebody called -- >>> they arrived at the scene and encountered a dangerous situation shots were fired injuring one adult male. that male is at the hospital no other suspects. no further threat to this community. >>> man is listed in critical this morning. the contra costa county district attorney's office is leading the investigation. >>> authorities have identified the man who was shot and killed by walnut creek police officers. a story we brought you yesterday morning. the contra costa county coroner's office says he's 22-year-old anthony banta, jr.. they say someone was screaming in the background of the 911 was shot and died on the sce
the year is out. i'll tell you about that later. >> ama: crews in oakland today pulled a body out of the water near the marina in jack london square. homicide investigators responded after people spotted the body this morning. at this point police will only say it's a man who appeared to be in his 60s. police are asking anyone who may have information about him to give them a call. >>> also in oakland, the search is on for two masked gunmen accused of a takeover robbery at a restaurant. happened around 9:00 thursday night at thai noodles. the gunmen robbed four couple offers and employee of cash and took money from the register no reports of any injuries. >>> in an effort to ree prevent crime in oakland, church leaders and community members got together today to spread a powerful message. organizers of today's rally say they're tired of senseless violence everywhere and are calling for a national ban on assault weapons and high capacity clips and are demanding the city of oakland make public safety a priority. >> we demand our mayor declare oakland a state of emergency and get the
against crime in oakland. plus, how one group is honoring one of the youngest victims of violence in oakland last year. >> a sunny saturday, but what's ahead? the forecast is next. >> rick: i'm rick quan. sports is next. and a much-anticipated showdown between stanford and connecticut, proves to >> a west oakland bike shop is honoring the memory of a child shot three years ago, bikes for life organized the rally to discuss violence prevention. community leaders spoke in support of youth programs and the group gave away bicycles. >> we want to bring more unity back to the community, and this is the way we start, with the kids. often they're overlooked. so when all this big money is being spent and decisions about the neighborhood, often it's the youth that's overlooked. >> ama: this is the third year of the bikes for life giveaway, supported by corporate sponsorship. >> in oakland, members of soldiers against violence everywhere, also known as s.a.v.e., demonstrated for action against all violence. organizes met at the corner of 29th avenue and international boulevard. the grassroo
now. it is warm enough for some records. oakland airport was 66. the previous record was 65. it broke its record by 1 degree. downtown oakland by the way was 70 degrees. 71 in santa roughy saw and -- in santa rosa. 66 in san francisco. near 70 degrees in redwood city and head out toward antioch and it was 62 degrees. definitely a mild day, and we had beautiful sunsets. this one was posted to my facebook page from albany hill and it was a gorgeous sunset as you can see there. we will check out live doppler 7hd and show you what it looks like from that perspective. we have our own radar, and it will be tracking rain by the middle of this week. thases when you will need the umbrellas. clear and chilly in the valleys. sunny and mild for your monday. rain tuesday heading into wednesday. here is a look at your morning lows. the coldest locations will be in the wind sheltered valley. 37 in knop paw. napa. 39 in concord. it is chilly down toward san jose, 45 degrees. when you head out the door make sure you grab a coat or jacket. it will be under clear skies first thing in the morning. here
>>> sky 7 hd caught this flooding at the macarthur freeway in oakland where caltrans was hard at work unplugging drains. we are on storm watch this morning. hi, i'm kristen sze. >>> and i'm cheryl jennings. i was caught in that with thousands when the golden gate bridge was shutdown. katie marzullo was also in that big mess. it was really bad northbound. >> reporter: it was. we were stuck in it as well. take a look now, northbound and southbound traffic on the golden gate bridge moving freely in both directions would have been a sight for sore eyes something commuters this morning probably never thought they would see again as they sat in bumper-to-bumper traffic. video from sky 7 hd if you can see through the thick fog and rain this morning, two white cars in the far right lanes of northbound traffic at vista point, they hit, head-on. miraculously chp says own minor injuries they couldn't tell me how many were injured. they cannot confirm bad weather played a role. you can see how low visibility was and how slick the roads were. now look at the toll on the bridge this is the
. >>> thank you, career. >> yesterday afternoon in oakland on third street between broadway and frankly was the third homicide this weekend in oakland. john alston said the shooting has raised concerns about growing crime in oakland. >> nearly four hours after the killing the victim's body was removed and oakland police opened up third street between broadway and franklin. the mid-afternoon shooting took place place a few blocks to the entrance of the square where she just attended a social event. >> i feel unsafe in oakland. there's a lot going on and i'm afraid for my children to walk by themselves. i feel it's not older, younger, no one is safe. >> the crime scene is only about four blocks from police headquarters. officers happened to be in the middle of roll call and they got here rather quickly. >> they found a man in the middle of third street who was shot to death by apparently someone who escaped in a vehicle. some residents heard the gunshots. >> i was just thinking that noise we heard could have been gunshots it was pretty loud. then like a couple fire -- sounded like a coupl
in other areas 22 mile per hour wind gust in oakland out of northeast that's why it is so mild this morning in some areas outside of our inland valleys mid to upper 50s around the bay and coast at 7:00, 40 -- 40s inland warmest afternoon in the forecast. >>> 6:15. >>> if you own an ipad, kindle or any other tablet you probably know the frustration of not finding it where you left it last night because the kids are using. >> now there are tablets made for kids for good or bad. michael finney and consumer reports look at choices. >> reporter: if you are not wild about sharing your tablet with your kids, good news, this year more tablets made especially for them and far from kids play. consumer reports checked them out. colorful tablets are made for kids but they've got features all grown-up. >> this year we are seeing tablets with real android operating systems wifi and expandable memory. >> reporter: consumer reports evaluated five tablets designed for kids between $150 and $200. testers checked lots of features, including display quality. some screens were hard to view from angle. this mach
authorities. if oaknd la does not reform -- if oakland does not reform faster. the person will have the power to demote staff and over rule the chief and even fire the chief. the civil rights attorneys and the mayor says it is power is necessary to make the reform. >> he will have responsibility to look at the area such as racial profiling and properly pointing weapons a the minorities. >> it will help us bring down crime in the city. >> the department has until the end of next year to complete the reforms. >> some breaking news out of the sierra. a woman has been found injured and her boyfriend is dead after the couple was reported missing last week. we have been following this story. they were last seen in the sacramento area and were heading from citrus heights back to nevada. authorities say they were in a collision of some kind. paula lane was fnd in alpine county tonight. she has been life flighted to a hospital. but her boyfriend is apparently dead. >>> people in t east bay may have felt their homes shaking. one measured 2.9 and the other 1.8. there are no reports of any other damages.
authorities. if oaknd la does not reform -- if oakland does not reform the person will have the power to demote staff and over rule the chief and even fire the chief. the civil rights attorneys and the mayor says it is power is necessary to make the reform. >> he will have responsibility to look at the area such as racial profiling and properly pointing weapons a the minorities. >> it will help us bring down crime in the city. >> the department has until the end of next year to complete the reforms. >> some breaking news out of the sierra. a woman has been found injured and her boyfriend is dead after the couple was reported missing last week. we have been following this story. they were last seen in the sacramento area and were heading from citrus heights back to nevada. authorities say they were in a collision of some kind. paula lane was found in alpine county tonight. she has been life flighted to a hospital. but her boyfriend is apparently dead. >>> people in the east bay may have felt their homes shaking. one measured 2.9 and the other 1.8. there are no reports of any other dama
of the family. you just ate dallas! >> ama: a previously scheduled gun buyback program for oakland and san francisco got a boost today. hundreds of guns were bought by the oakland and san francisco police department. them to mass roman has the story. >> i just decided to get rid of the guns. >> michelle, who did not want to give her last name, was one of more than 200 people selling their guns to the police. many who waited in this long line were brought here by the same tragedy. the mass murder of 27 children in connecticut. >> it hit me strong. i never thought about getting rid of them before. >> dana is a vietnam vet and says he and his wife sobbed while watching the news. jan was turning in her gun so it could never be used to take a life. >> this is something that might hurt somebody some day. then i would feel terrible about that. reporter: the gun buyback was funded by an anonymous door nor who contacted the youth program, who contacted the boys c club in san francisco. the turnout shows both communities care about gun violence. >> when a community says enough is enough, you got a g
found on a package at the laurel branch in oakland. oakland police tell me oakland fire received a call around 10 a.m. that an employee had an unknown substance leaking from a package. in less than 20 minutes, officials had cleared the facility of employees and customers. outside the building in the parking lot two employees of the office office reported signs coughing and eye irritation. those two employees are receiving treatment from first responders. back live i can tell you the oakland postmaster general has arrived. they are evacuating the situation. no one has been allowed to pass the barrier because they've not cleared the area. we have seen some of the first responders remove the haz-mat gear they had been wearing giving an indication that whatever threat there may have been, it may not still be active. once again they have not cleared the scene. we are waiting for a special person to give us more information. once we do, we will update you. nick smith, abc7 news. >>> president obama has set a deadline for gun control recommendations and he's not wasting time. other high profil
-and-run and vehicular manslaughter. >>>á5mv÷ oakland police lookingr the person=u[ who shot and woud a church parishioner and teenager, gunfire erupted outside the church>> manhole cover explosion forced closure of san francisco intersection. popcorn popping came if a fire in an underground vault the fire was caused by equipment failure. this happened after 5:00 last night at third and mission. the fire was quickly put out. >>> this morning, day after christmas, breakfast will be served at glide memorial church. yesterday the feast at st. anthony's drew thousands and scores of people willing to help, among them the naval academy football team in town for the game this saturday. they couldn't have spent christmas in a better way according to their cope. >> feel very fortunate to be here to besñk -- this is by far the best bowl event that our team has been involve
joseph was beaten severely but will be joining his family and loved ones. >>> tonight, oakland police are trying to find the killer who shot a map to death in broad daylight near jack london square. it happened this afternoon. john alston says the shooting hag raised concerns about growing crime in oakland. >> nearly four hours after the killing, the victim's body was removed in oakland police opened up third street between broadway and franklin. the mid-afternoon shooting took place just a few blocks from the entrance to jack london scare where a lick -- lake merritt resident. >> i feel unsafe in oakland. i'm afraid for my chirp to walk by themselves. i feel like there's -- it's not older, younger, no one is safe. >> the crime scene is four blocks from police headquarters. officers happened to be in the e the middle of role school -- roll call and got her quickly. >> police do not believe this was random attack ex-some residents heard gunshot. >> i thought that noise could be been gunshots. >> sounds like a couple firecracks going off. >> detectives were hoping to see what hap
bill board. abc 7 news is live for us in west oakland. >> we're talking about several new bill boards out there. this vigil just wrapping up here. they had it heer because this is where this career center would be locate bud some say the plan to pay for it is a sellout for the community. one blight is another funding source. that is the gift of the controversy over thousand pay for a new job and resource center. a proposed deal between the and i army base developer would fund the center with<í proceeds with five new bright and shiny bill boards. they would join the three that are already there. >> i will grant you that. but those decisions have been made in negotiated since the bill boards goring to be there, revenue from the bill board is and ought to fund the job center. >> oakland clergy joined to hold a vigil and prayer service. the events held on 18th and adeline. opponents say the proposed deal is ultimately a bad one for the community. >> we want jobs and a job center. to base it on polluting the landscape it trying to pit us against each other. that is the intention of this.
past emeryville, port of oakland to san francisco, clear, crisp air, live doppler spins and picks up clear air this morning. this time tomorrow, going to start seeing rain in the north bay. one day reprieve from this active pattern. here's a look at temperatures, only reporting station inland is not in the 30s is antioch at 40 within. san francisco 45. san -- san jose 39. mid to upper 30s monterey bay and inland. today partly cloudy, cool and dry, no need for the wet weather gear. tomorrow and saturday, absolutely. more chances of utilizing that next week. low to mid 50s today from 52 concord, 56 oakland, fremont, palo alto, santa rosa, 55 in san francisco and san jose, sunny monterey temperatures inland from 54 to 56°. cold tonight, 30s inland, a few 30s, fremont, palo alto, clouds on the increase through the morning. light rain starting to develop early during tomorrow's morning commute in the north bay, we get a reprieve today yesterday's wet weather maker wreaking havoc in southern california. unsettled cold flow coming from alaska, 4:00 tomorrow morning by 7:00 all of us except
. >>> two adults and juvenile had been raised for the shooting deaths in oakland. 14-year-old raquel and 15-year-old bobby were gunned down on a quiet street corner. a car drove by and fired at least 36 shots. >>> a 16-year-old boy was accused of paint be bomb threats. this graffiti name add teacher from monta vista high. we have obscured his name to protect his identity. almost identical messages were sprayed on the walls in two other schools in the area. classes were canceled at monta vista hey and neighboring lincoln school. >>> a possible power shift in japan on abc 7 news this morning. >> also in the effort to avoid the fiscal cliff the >> a cyclone that raked sim mow yaw is baring down on fiji. thousandss are left homeless by sigh co cyclone evan. people who survived a deadly 2009 tsunami say this storm is an even worse disaster. tourists are back lacklogged at airports in new zoe land. >> -- new zealand. >> we may get people in the front but they are prit tooefr booked. >>> they are among the tourists who have been evacuatedd from fiji and are camped out trying to find a way home. >>
. it happened yesterday. it was the third homicide this weekend in oakland. john alston said the shooting has raised concerns about growing crime in oakland. >> nearly four hours after the killing the victim's body was removed and oakland police opened up third street between broadway and franklin. the mid-afternoon shooting took place a few blocks to the entrance of the square where she just attended a social event. >> i feel unsafe in oakland. there's a lot going on and i'm afraid for my children to walk by themselves. i feel it's not older, younger, no one is safe. >> the crime scene is only about four blocks from police headquarters. officers happened to be in the middle of roll call and they got here rather quickly. >> they found a man in the middle of third street who was shot to death by apparently someone who escaped in a vehicle. police don't believe it was a random attack. some residents heard the gunshots. >> i was just thinking that noise we heard could have been gunshots it was pretty loud. sounded like a couple firecrackers going off actually. >> detectives hoped to see what hap
whole highway 24 corridor, moderate to heavy rain in stretches back to berkeley, oakland, alameda down to san leandro, golf links road getting wet, as you head towards broadway terrace getting wetback to san francisco better radar returns around castro street and delores and mission streets to the ocean and then off the ocean that's where that wave is that we talked about yesterday, now developing and what concerns me about in wave it is slowing the forward progress of this cold front and starting to train echoes that means we are having waves of moderate to heavy rain roll over the same areas two or three or four times now and that's going to create flooding. good news the winds are very light now so hopefully the trees can hold on. the rain is heaviest during the morning, then scattered showers for the afternoon. you are going to deal with the worst of it now through 9:00. >>> roads are slick, wet, a lot of accidents, east shore freeway, earlier accident in the westbound direction past golden gate fields, just jammed bumper-to-bumper that accident has been cleared. eastbound at gilma
the third deck of the coliseum. oakland police say the man is in serious condition tonight.take a look you can see in the video taken this evening just how long the fall is. it's about 50 feet. deputy i the man may have jumped. police say they do not believe he d.it appears to be an accident. >>> terrifying. well meantime nfl commissioner was at tonight's raider game and talked about the possibility of the raiders sharing the new santa clara stadium with the 49ers. allen has the story tonight from the coliseum. >> nfl great madden, elway, lot and long talked about the memory and finer points of the game. but it was nfl commissioner roger who fielded questions about the possibility of the raiders and 49ers sharing a stadium. >> when we helped fund and put 200 million dollars into the 49ers new stadium it was a requirement that it was capable of hosting 2 teams. >>reporter: 49ers knew 1.2 billion dollars stadium project is under construction in santa clara and is scheduled to be ready by the 2014 season. rai raiders long complained about the old out dated coliseum in oakland. it's t
as somebody fell from the third deck of the coliseum. oakland police say the man is in serious condition tonight.take a look you can see in the video taken this evening just how long the fall is. it's about 50 feet. deputy i the man may have jumped. police say they do not believe he d.it appears to be an accident. >>> terrifying. well meantime nfl commissioner was at tonight's raider game and talked about the possibility of the raiders sharing the new santa clara stadium with the 49ers. allen has the story tonight from the coliseum. >> nfl great madden, elway, lot and long talked about the memory and finer points of the game. but it was nfl commissioner roger who fielded questions about the possibility of the raiders and 49ers sharing a stadium. >> when we helped fund and put 200 million dollars into the 49ers new stadium it was a requirement that it was capable of hosting 2 teams. >>reporter: 49ers knew 1.2 billion dollars stadium project is under construction in santa clara and is scheduled to be ready by the 2014 season. rai raiders long complained about the old out dated coli
charges $5 to park at the west oakland station and stations have pricing in place. bart is taking input on the plan on the web site through december 18th. >> there is some signs today prof gres in the fiscal cliff negotiations. the president still says he won't compromise on demands that the wealthyest americans pay more in tax autos he's not criticizing republicans, either. that is a possible indication that private tuck talk was republican leaders are going along okay. >> move on.org is hosting rallies and pushing for an end to those cuts. abc 7 news is at one of them right now. >> this rally supposed to begin at 4:00 this afternoon. they're slow getting started. there is a couple dozen people here this, he say they're expecting about 400 by later tonight. there were rallies like this around the bay area today in walnut creek and into oakland. outside of the social security administration office a crowd of 50 listened to speakers calling on congress to quote do the right thing. >> tax the super rich. protect the middle class. >> they added don't do anything to cut social security or#'
and another driver are in critical condition. >>> take a look at this stuck car on shepherd canyon in oakland. peter sent us this picture this morning via you -- ureports. and said good samaritans rescued the driver, and check out this road. the road has since been cleared. e-mail your photos to us at ureport@kgo-tv.com. >>> one big problem all across the bay area tonight, toppled trees. take a look as this huge tree that came crashing down in san francisco. lillian kim is in the neighborhood where it all happened. lillian? reporter: the people who live here got quite a square this morning when this large tree came crashing down just after 8:00. this is the top of the treatment it actually came from a home two doors down. so three sets of fences have been damaged. downed trees could be found all over san francisco today. the city received 40 calls of either large downed trees or fallen limb. we found two trouble spots on oak street but neither as serious at the tree that came down on walnut street. it pulled up part othe sidewalk and damaged a car parked on the street. >> obviously disappoint
. the prank call that had even the royals laughs has taken a tragic turn. >> and an oakland church group robbed and left penniless. how their shock turned to despair and ultimately relief. >> and the missing powerball winner has urn ited in his ticket. -- has turned in his ticket. who he is and what he will do with the million dollars. >> all of that is coming up and then later on "nightline." >> dan and carolyn coming up next, the royal crank call that ended in tragedy. with the death of the thursday who answered the phone at the hospital where duchess kate was staying. what happens when prapgs go wrong. -- when pranks go wrong. and one couple's journey to save their relationship >>> a tragic headline has come out of england. one of the nurses duped by australian dj's to try and connect with kate, the duchess of cambridge, has died. now scotland yard is on the case and here are the details. >> king edward the 7th hospital has been at the center of a white hot media glare. and one day after kate checked out, tragedy. >> it is with deep sadness i can confirm the tragic death of a member o
. >>> the bay area, authorities in san francisco and oakland are working to get guns off the streets. we're live from san francisco hall of justice where a look at the weapons recovered today. reporter: we just learned that actually 425 guns were bought back today. what made this program unique is it was funded by an anonymous door know, giving enough money to get 500 guns off the streets. >> more than 200 people braved long lines and cold temperatures to turn in their guns here at the san francisco omega boys club. many were brought here by the same tragedy. the mass murder of 20 children in connecticut. >> it hit me pretty strong. >> that why you brought the gun? >> absolutely. i never thought about getting rid of them. >> he is a vietnam vet. he says he and his wife sobbed while watching the news. >> seeing what happened yesterday, we got to give -- kids now day goods through. reporter: the gun buyback was funded by an anonymous donor. they contacted the omega boys club in san francisco. the director says the turnout shows both communities care about gun violence. >> when the community says e
. the cause still under investigation. >>> oakland police investigating the case of a woman killed by a stray bullet while walking on international beautiful last night. she was caught in the crossfire of a gun battle near 90th avenue. the woman was walking to a store with a relative, nobody else was hurt in the shooting. >>> happening now, the first of two congressional hearings into that deadly attack in benghazi, libya underway in washington. testifying this morning deputy say the u.s. learned hard and painful lessons and officials made the mistake in assumption that the u.s. wouldn't become a major tar the attack on the consulate killed -- four americans. >>> the body of senator daniel inouye of hawaii has arrived at the u.s. capitol. right now former colleagues and the public are paying respects to the man who won the medal of honor as a soldier in world war ii and senator more than 50 years. he will lie in state at the rotunda, only 31 have had the privilege. inouye died monday at age 88. >> he opened the door for asian-americans in politics. a pioneer. >>> we'll check things out with m
. oakland police say a teenage girl was shot and killed in the coliseum this afternoon. the shooting happened on lion way. a second juvenile was out shot and rushed to a hospital. that victim is expected to survive. no arrest has been made. >> the investigation continues after a fire inside a south bay apartment building where a children's sleepover was being held. three members of one family never made it out, including a four-year-old. her grandparents also died in the fire. sergio quintana has the latest live from the scene of the fire. reporter: that family that has been hit so hard by this fire is actually setting up a memorial right now inside one of the apartments in this complex. earlier today, i talked with the woman who lost her mother, her father, and her daughter. >> sill the says the last time she saw her daughter was last knight at bedtime. >> she was staying with your parents? >> yes. she was in their room. >> just at 1:00 p.m. she noticed a fire in her brother's other. you can see the windowsill of the room, an example how ferocious the fire burned. she tried putting
to arrive. >>> oakland police are trying to find a killer who shot a man to death in broad daylight in jack london square. it happened yesterday. it was the third homicide this weekend in oakland. john alston said the shooting has raised concerns about growing crime in oakland. >> nearly four hours after the killing the victim's body was removed and oakland police opened up third street between broadway and franklin. the mid-afternoon shooting took place a few blocks to the entrance to jack london square where she just attended a social event. >> i feel unsafe in oakland. there's a lot going on and i'm afraid for my children to walk by themselves. i feel it's not older, younger, no one is safe. >> the crime scene is only about four blocks from police headquarters. officers happened to be in the middle of roll call and they got here rather quickly. >> they found a man in the middle of third street who was shot to death by apparently someone who escaped in a vehicle. police don't believe it was a random attack. some residents heard the gunshots. >> i was just thinking that noise we heard coul
that patients were being tased, the facility will lose its medicaid funding with >>> oakland mayor has asked federal prosecutors to back off and leave america's largest medical marijuana dispensary alone. attorneys for the city of oakland filed papers on behalf of the center. claiming the federal government said in a patent filing that cannibus compounds are useful in the treatment of some diseases. oakland receives 1.4 million per year intacts from licensed dispensaries. >>> wyche -- we've had fatal accident on san mateo bridge. let's find out the latest on that >>> hoping to have it cleared by 5:30 right now on the western portion on the right of your screen. blocking the right lane suv and car involved. unfortunately, it turned out to be a fatal accident. not seeing much slowing until you get past the scene, speeds are at the limit along the flat section into the highrise, eto for this will be 5:30 this morning it speeds at the limit at this time as you travel westbound on the san mateo bridge. bay bridge toll no problems, few cars headed into san francisco westbound no problems upper dec
looking for what sparked the fire. oakland police are looking for a young gunman who killed a teenage girl. a small group of family and friends was walking on lyon way three blocks east of the coliseum when a teenage boy approached a fire with a handgun amount of 15-year-old girl died at the scene and another boy suffered nonlife-threatening injuries. >> a lot of witnesss and the officers are out here not only talking to witnesses, but we are also looking at video and video camera. we are going to be out here all night. we are going to exhaust all leads so we can move forward with this investigation. not only identify the individual who is responsible for this, but locate that individual. >> witnesses say the shooter was about 13 to 16 years old and possibly wearing a red shirt. police in livermore are investigating the suspicious death of a man whose body was lying near the spring town golf course. a jogger found the man yesterday morning lying near blue bell dry and scenic avenue. family and friends gathered for a candlelight vigil to celebrate the life of kenneth robing ogden. an offici
:00 around the bay, 32° to 46, 40s in san francisco and oakland. breezy by noon, near 50, increasing clouds 55 by 4:00, a few sprinkles at 7:00, low 50s there if you are around the inland neighborhoods,x?v frosty east bay in the 20s now, near 50 high clouds and sun, sprinkles north bay by 4:00, light rain north bay by 7:00, back in the 40s out at the coast no frost this morning, 39&vez 43°, neart8úñ 50 noon, d to upper 40s with sprinkles, north at 4:00, rain along the north bay coast at 7:00. here's sue with traffic. >>> a little busy, east shore freeway past golden gate fields and gilman and university towards the macarthur maze. still at the limit more crowded, no -- minor delays bay bridge toll, for cash paying folks metering lights should be on shortly now things are good on upper deck towards the tunnel and san francisco. bart delay fremont line both directions from south hayward due to earlier debris'hnn on tracks they are recovering from that no other mass transit problems. accident median isabel westbound 580 livermore slowing traffic towards the dublin pleasanton area still abo
minutes. they scoured the garage looking for what sparked the fire. oakland police are looking for a young gunman who killed a teenage girl. a small group of family and friends was walking on lyon way three blocks east of the coliseum when a teenage boy approached a fire with a handgun amount of 15-year-old girl died at the scene and another boy suffered nonlife-threatening injuries. >> a lot of witnesss and the officers are out here not only talking to witnesses, but we are also looking at video and video camera. we are going to be out here all night. we are going to exhaust all leads so we can move forward with this investigation. not only identify the individual who is responsible for this, but locate that individual. >> witnesses say the shooter was about 13 to 16 years old and possibly wearing a red shirt. police in livermore are investigating the suspicious death of a man whose body was lying near the spring town golf course. a jogger found the man yesterday morning lying near blue bell dry and scenic avenue. family and friends gathered for a candlelight vigil to celebrate the life o
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but will be joining his family and loved ones. >>> tonight, oakland police are trying to find the killer who shot a map to death in broad daylight near jack london square. it happened this afternoon. john alston says the shooting hag raised concerns about growing crime in oakland. >> nearly four hours after the killing, the victim's body was removed in oakland police opened up third street between broadway and franklin. the mid-afternoon shooting took place just a few blocks from the entrance to jack london scare where a lick -- lake merritt resident. >> i feel unsafe in oakland. i'm afraid for my chirp to walk by themselves. i feel like there's -- it's not older, younger, no one is safe. >> the crime scene is four blocks from police headquarters. officers happened to be in the the middle of role school -- roll call and got her quickly. >> police do not believe this was random attack ex-some residents heard gunshot. >> i thought that noise could be been gunshots. >> sounds like a couple firecracks going off. >> detectives were hoping to see what happens by looking at surveillance individual fro f
, chilly temperatures in fact this is mild now, 52 in oakland, in the low 40s north bay the rest of the day grab heavier coat, isolated rain showers mid 50s. >>> lightwater on the roads so take care live shot of the san mateo bridge moisture on the lens flat section of the bridge headed westbound tail lights towards the highrise everything at the limit, 13, 14 minute drive between hayward and peninsula in either direction, everything is looking good. san jose near cupertino southbound 280 at bird stall lane three blocking roadway north 87 at highway 101 still accident blocking right lane there. grand avenue on-ramp to eastbound 580 partially blocked with injury accident there. >>> autopsy will be performed to determine how a teenager was killed in a quiet san jose neighborhood yesterday afternoon. the victim is thought to be an 18-year-old man they say he may have been stabbed in the neck before or as he was behind the wheel of his pick-up truck his truck was found before 3:30 yesterday afternoon after the vehicle jumped the curb and landed on the sidewalk. detectives say he ended up if the
investigating. >> oakland police investigating the death of an innocent bystander. a 47-year-old is the city's 124th homicide victim of 2012. the grandmother struck and killed last night on international boulevard before 6:00 during a gun battle taking place between people on the other side of the street. nick smith will have more on the story at 5:00. >> in san francisco, a firefighter taken to the homt for smoke inhalation after battling an apartment fire in the city ocean view district that started on the second floor of this building this morning. the 25 residents were evacuated and being helped bit red cross. the cause of the fire is still under investigation.z> pg&e's plan won approval today. >> under the plan, pg&e will test 800 miles of pipeline and replace 200 milesist at a cost of $2 billion. customers will pay more than half of that. roughly $1íñryñ two a month for the average ratepayer this, follows the deadly 2010 san bruno explosion. local leaders feel ripped off by p.u.c. and pg&e. >> now they're making 11% on improvements. it's shameful they'd allow pg&e to profit from
40s exception mountain view, fremont, oakland, san francisco low to mid 40s it into the afternoon sprinkles develop around noon, best chance of rain at the coast it will taper inland all of us should see light rain latter parts of the afternoon low to mid 50s. >>> light out there now. good morning. back to the golden gate bridge saw crews headed northbound blinking lights and caution light blinking because of that roadwork they are in the process of picking up traffic light no issues coming into san francisco southbound. petaluma south 101 lakeville highway stall partially blocking right lane. roadwork south 101 san mateo area third to highway 92 until 6:00 this morning, all mass transit on time. >>> 5:01. we are following breaking news out of woke land. investigators are on the scene of a -- pursuit that killed an innocent bystander and injured several others. this is 98th avenue near stanley avenue, the chase started when officers tried to stop a bmw for speeding the driver refused to stop, the bma plowed into a lincoln continental, a woman was kill, three others in the car hurt
-old girl with autism. oakland was missing for three days last week. the girl walked from an oakland group home, she was found three days later beaten and riding a bus in san francisco. the girl is recovering with her family now. police have not offered details on at rest. that investigation continues officials at the group home are relieved and thankful she is safe. >> we're just very pleased there has been an apprehension. we're so pleased that the community responded the way it did. and we look to participate with the police in any way that we can. >> police did not give any description of the suspect in custody or what that person is charged with. >> police are on the lookout for two people who firped shots forcing a school to go on lock down. police believe it started as a home invasion on coolidge avenue. neighbors reported hearing several shots. two people seen running off. they have not said whether anyone was injured two chp officers are recovering after flipping their patrol car. the chase of a suspected speeder began about 3:30 this morning on eastbound 580 at isabel avenue. off
information oakland police about the horrible case of a missing autistic girl found beaten and sexual assaulted. abc 7 news just left the news conference. allen? >> police say the guy was a stranger who took advantage of a 16-year-old girl considered at risk and on the autistic spectrum. the 36-year-old arrested and charged with kidnapping three counts of rape and performing lewd acts on a child. last tuesday, the young girl walked away from her group home in oakland and ended up near the fruit veil bart station. she is believed to have come in contact with atkinson. she was found on a san francisco muni train alone, and scared. the police would not say how she ended up in san francisco, and where she was during the time she went missing. the police chief would only say this. >>. >> this is one of the most sickening cases i've seen in my career, someone, as mr. atkinson can take advantage of someone of this stature. >> we're told the girl is no longer staying at that group home, police say gary atkinson arrested near the same station where the girl disappeared. police say they used su
-to-date. >>> meantime, breaking news in oakland where police say four people have been shot. the investigation is happening right now on the 600 block of east 18th street. there is no word yet on the condition of the victims. again four people shot. no arrests have been made to this point. new at 11:00, a bizarre kidnapping and a daring escape in the south bay. a handyman was threatened, beaten and forced to do repair work for several hours. it started yesterday morning at a home on called well court and ended at the chevron on santa teresa boulevard in san jose. and that's where abc7 news reporter john alston is live. john, a wild story. >> this is a weird one. a san jose police descended after the handyman escaped and called 9-1-1. the clerk says that the officers drew their weapons as the two kidnapping suspects nervously shopped for snacks. >> the ordeal lasted nearly seven hours at this home in morgan hill. the handyman was lured here and beaten and forced to do repair work on household appliances yesterday. >> pretty much told, hey, we are going to kill you if you don't do what we tell y
the morning. stay here with us. we will keep you u >>> meantime, breaking news in oakland where police say four people have been shot. the investigation is happening right now on the 600 block of east 18th street. there is no word yet on the condition of the victims. again four people shot. no arrests have been made to this point. new at 11:00, a bizarre kidnapping and a daring escape in the south bay. a handyman was threatened, beaten and forced to do repair work for several hours. it started yesterday morning at a home on called well court and ended at the chevron on santa teresa boulevard in san jose. and that's where abc7 news reporter john alston is live. john, a wild story. >> this is a weird one. a san jose police descended after the handyman escaped and called 9-1-1. the clerk says that the officers drew their weapons as the two kidnapping suspects nervously shopped for snacks. >> the ordeal lasted nearly seven hours at this home in morgan hill. the handyman was lured here and beaten and forced to do repair work on household appliances yesterday. >> pretty much told, hey, we are go
half hour. >>> developing news out of oakland. four people injured after shooting near lake merritt 10:30 last night at several low -- locations. a witness heard gunshots around a liquor store in the area. one person was reported to be in critical, all said to be in stable condition. investigators say they are looking for three suspects. >> in san francisco police investigating fatal shooting in hayes valley last night a man was found before 8:00 last night taken to the hospital where he died. detectives have not released a motive. >>> what a difference amour makes. when we were driving in it was misty if you look here, a little wet. >> jut as mike predicted. -- just as mike predicted. when is it going to move out? >> not until well after the morning commute. good morning. steadier line of rain 80 sacramento, vallejo, san francisco out to the ocean heaviest rain now on the richmond san rafael bridge pulling from sir francis drake richmond and san pablo now where the heaviest of the rain is. more rain napa, sonoma, light to moderate this batch here is the wave we talked about yesterday
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